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Synonyms for perchance
pərˈtʃæns, -ˈtʃɑnsper·chance

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  1. perchanceadverb

    Synonyms:
    possibly, by any chance, mayhap, perhaps, maybe, peradventure

  2. perchanceadverb

    perhaps; by chance

    Synonyms:
    by any chance, maybe, perhaps, peradventure, possibly, mayhap

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perchance, by chanceadverb

    through chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream.."

    Synonyms:
    maybe, peradventure, by luck, perhaps, possibly, accidentally, circumstantially, by chance, unexpectedly, mayhap, haply

  2. possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventureadverb

    by chance

    "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"

    Synonyms:
    mayhap, perhaps, maybe, peradventure, possibly, by chance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perchanceadjective

    Synonyms:
    perhaps, possibly, by chance, haply, PERADVENTURE, maybe, it may be, as luck may have it

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perchanceadverb

    Synonyms:
    perhaps, peradventure, possibly, maybe

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1590maybe
#1926perhaps
#3872possibly
#14906accidentally
#21349unexpectedly
#56002perchance
#91760haply
#157522peradventure
#182098mayhap
#324324circumstantially

How to use perchance in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    To die, to sleep --To sleep, perchance to dream, ay there's the rub,For in that sleep of death what dreams may comeWhen we have shuffled off this mortal coil,Must give us pause there's the respectThat makes calamity of so long life.

  2. Randolph:

    If with a stranger thou discourse, first learn, By strictest observation, to discern If he be wiser than thyself, if so, Be dumb, and rather choose by him to know; But if thyself perchance the wiser be, Then do thou speak, that he may learn by thee.

  3. John Donne:

    Perchance, he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him...

  4. Sir Walter Raleigh:

    Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied.

  5. I. F. Stone:

    The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.


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